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50 Free Android Apps Being Used In Education Right Now

50 Free Android Apps Being Used In Education Right Now
I’ll admit it. I’m a fan of Apple products. But that doesn’t mean I don’t yearn for some of the fabulous features on Android phones too. Until the day when Apple and Google merge (ha!), we’re left with a split marketplace of apps. Edudemic doesn’t cover Android as much as it deserves so this useful list should be a helpful start. I’ve searched around for each of these apps and found interesting stories on how most are being used in classrooms and education right now. Toddlers Kids Numbers and Math Lite: Educational game maker Intellijoy offers this free game to effectively teach preschoolers numbers, addition, subtraction, and more without sensory overload.AniWorld: We had animal See ‘n Say games as kids. Elementary and Middle School High school and College WordPrep Flashcards GRE / CAT: If the GRE is in your near future or you simply want to expand your vocabulary, WordPrep Flashcards is one of your best free options in Google Play.Gamma Ray Calculator: Forget the slide rule.

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Best EdTech Games of 2014 Ok, let's be honest. The title of this post is a bit of a misnomer since the majority of these games didn't debut in 2014. Still, these 10 titles represent the best of what came across our desks at Common Sense during 2014. It's an eclectic group that I feel represents well what games can do for learning. So, while some do teach traditional school subjects, most go beyond these boundaries -- they build skills, challenge players' capabilities and thinking, and cultivate creativity. GameMaker: Studio 107 favourite iPad apps for learning Tablet computing and mobile devices promise to have a dramatic impact on education. A growing number of schools across the world are jumping on the digital bus and embracing iPads as the latest tool to teach literature in multimedia, history through games and simulations, and maths with step-by-step animation of problems. In my school, we have been rotating one set of iPads this year and it gave me an opportunity to collect quite a few apps on a variety of subjects.

Animate Your Life Tellagami® is a fun, new way to share animated messages. Customize your character. Change its mood or outfit. Record your voice or add dialogue. Then share your Gami video. Character ScratchJr: Coding for kindergarten Can children learn to code at the same age they’re learning to tie their shoes? That’s the idea behind ScratchJr, a free iPad app released this week by researchers at the MIT Media Lab, Tufts University, and Playful Invention Company (PICO). With ScratchJr (scratchjr.org), children ages five to seven can program their own interactive stories and games. In the process, they learn how to create and express themselves with the computer, not just interact with it.

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The 55 Best Free Education Apps For iPad Finding apps isn’t difficult. Finding education apps is only a bit more challenging. Finding free education apps is also possible. 18 Best Android apps of 2015 Best weather app for Android There are plenty of weather apps available that are more accurate and better looking than the ones that come pre-installed on your Android device. MORECAST is our current favorite weather app here at AndroidPIT because it has one of the best-looking interfaces, with a clear and sensible layout. It's also one of the most advanced apps of its kind, featuring such options as side-by-side weather comparisons for two cities, and accurate weather information for a particular route or journey. MORECAST is the right way to make a smartphone weather app, and best of all, it's free. MORECAST- Free Premium Weather

Creative Computing 7 units44 activitiesremixing encouraged download the guide> help learnerscreate new worldswith computing download the guide an introductorycomputing curriculumusing Scratch What is Creative Computing? Teacher spends two days as a student and is shocked at what she learns A student takes notes at Woodrow Wilson High School in Washington D.C. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) Do teachers really know what students go through? To find out, one teacher followed two students for two days and was amazed at what she found. Her report is in following post, which appeared on the blog of Grant Wiggins, the co-author of “Understanding by Design” and the author of “Educative Assessment” and numerous articles on education. A high school teacher for 14 years, he is now the president of Authentic Education, in Hopewell, New Jersey, which provides professional development and other services to schools aimed at improving student learning.

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Verso - Aplicaciones Android en Google Play A Student Response System for exit ticket style formative and summative real time assessments. This is the Free Edition for both Teachers and Students. Teachers: Download this app and login as usual. You can create a new account if you don't have one. Students: Download this app and login as usual. ExitTicket is a student response system, designed by teachers to achieve one simple idea: Accelerate student achievement.

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